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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 視線 (shisen)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 視線 (shisen)

Kana: しせん
Kanji: 視線
Romaji: shisen

Type: Noun
Meaning: one’s line of sight, one’s gaze, one’s eyes (looking), glance, gaze, look
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

母の視線が自分にそそがれているのに気づいた。
haha no shisen ga jibun ni sosogarete iru no ni kizuita.
I realized that my mother’s eyes were on me.

彼は、汚い鏡に視線を向け、地に染まったシーツの包帯をおそるおそるはずして傷を調べた。
kare wa, kitanai kagami ni shisen o muke, chi ni somatta shiitsu no houtai o osoru osoru hazushite kizu o shirabeta.
Raising his eyes to the dirty mirror, he reluctantly unwrapped his bloody bandages to survey the damage.

視線 (shisen)

時間をたしかめようと視線を落としたが、かつて腕時計がはめてあったところに見えたのは、むき出しの手首だけだった。
jikan o tashikameyou to shisen o otoshita ga, katsute udedokei ga hamete atta tokoro ni mieta no wa, mukidashi no tekubi dake datta.
I glanced down to check the time but saw only my bare wrist where my watch had once been strapped.

幸子の突き刺すような視線はまったく動じなかった。
sachiko no tsukisasu you na shisen wa mattaku doujinakatta.
Sachiko’s piercing gaze had never left my eyes.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 视线 (shìxiàn)
Korean: 시선 (siseon)

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